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SFGTV2
Jan 16, 2013 4:00am PST
in some cases, some of the same pipes. grusheski: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the delaware river, early engineers found that development along the waterfront was causing pollution. so their search led them to the nearby schuylkill river. philadelphia developed technologies to pump water from the riv
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 7:30pm EST
philadelphia as part of booktv is college series and is about 20 minutes. >> you are watching booktv on c-span 2 and one of the things we like to do is visit college campuses. we contact you professors also authors and showcase books that she may not know about otherwise. we are pleased to be at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia this week and were joined by the president of the university, amy gutmann. she's the author of this book, "the spirit of compromise: why governing demands it and campaigning undermines it." president gutmann, are we a politically compromised? >> guest: we were created in compromise. a lot of people think of the revolutionary war, which separated us from our mother country. but if you recall -- i know you weren't there then, but if you recall historically speaking our founding fathers crafted a compromise that created the constitution. they were as polarized as any set of americans have been throughout our country and our history. they were pro-and anti-slavery and the compromise. so yes, we were founded in compromise, that today compromises become mor
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am EST
it's moving pretty well past the accident scene. northbound 95 dundalk avenue. philadelphia boulevard, we have an accident. up to speed on the north and west side of the beltway. seven minutes from the 895 split. this is 50 at sandy point. a nice ride at the bay bridge. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the baltimore ravens will board a plane bound for denver. >> pete gilbert is already at the mile high city and scouts out the territory for us. >> we have made our way here to denver. the town is lit up in orange. their slogan is united in orange. this tower behind me is lit up in orange. i was a little disappointed. i think i've seen two jerseys so far. it is not like what we see in baltimore. they are very confident. the broncos have won 13 games and they have a home-field advantage. we would like to remind them. peyton manning has never won a playoff game where the temperature was under 40 degrees. something to think about. i spoke with some ravens fans coming over on the plane. they are getting ready for the festivities. we are looking forward to catching up with
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 1:00am EST
other kinds of protections. mayor nutter is someone growing up in west philadelphia, the best place in the world to grow up is a forecast councilman and is a mayor of our city, in so many respects he is the nation's mayor. we working on gun buybacks but he has had to counsel families of police officers who have been killed. there are literally dozens of children over 50 a day shot every day in our country and mayor, it is good to see you. there is so much more that could be said but it is more important that we hear from the witnesses. i want to welcome my friend and the leader of the united states conference of mayors here today and we await his testimony. thank you. >> thank you. we're honored by each of your presence and went would like to begin with janet robinson. >> thank you very much. i'm here to give a face to the children, the staff, the families of sandy hook in newtown, connecticut. our on a beautiful winter morning in december buses dropped off their precious cargo. nearly 500 elementary children with their expectations like all little children that good things will hap
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 1:00pm EST
houston and talk explicitly about race. >> host: in philadelphia. >> guest: right here in philadelphia. one of the ironies -- so many ironies but one of the powerful ones is the first black president actually is a person who can talk least about race. for him it's a third rail for everyone, it's the third, fourth, and philadelphia rail for him. there's something about race he knows he can't discuss, and part of what he tried to do in that moment was to say, let me say something i think is going to bring people together that is forward thinking and hopefully i'll never have to bring it up again. in some ways it's paranoia. the idea is americans for fatigued about race. so resistant to thinking about racial inclusion, that to even bring up the idea of race too often, folks are going to disqualify you from the highest office in the land and you're not going to be a president for all americans. the positive is there are ways to address all kinds of differences that don't invoke race but brings everyone in. that's a nice model. we don't have to produce race-specific programs to
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 1:35am EST
. professor happ was interviewed at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia. part of book tv's college series. >> host: university of pennsylvania history professor, stephen hahn is the author of this book "the political world of slavery and freedom." professor hahn, before we get into the subject of the book, what's the image on the front cover? >> guest: that's a very good question and the answer is i have no idea. the editor proposed -- thought it was a very eye-catching image and when i showed it to friends and colleagues they had no idea what it meant. it doesn't clearly relate to anything in the book but i think they were interested in selling books, and that's how they chose it. i think it is a really interesting photograph, and i think it speaks to sort of complex connections within african-american communities that involve gender as well as power. but beyond that, i don't know. >> host: well, professor hahn, what do going to the topic of the book -- what do we know wrongly about slavery in the u.s.? >> guest: well, one of the issues that i try to deal with in the book
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
-out has been called. 35 seconds of four each. >> pierre: a one-goal lead in philadelphia. on the power play, chaud injula giroux, off the post. giroux sees the stick of simmonds. and there's later on, how he's driving fleury nuts. simmonds. all over the crease area. by the way, congratulations to thomas holmstrom. recently retired. what a career he had. a lot of players have tried to copy his style, wayne simmonds one of them. >> doc: he'll be saluted this detroit before the home opener. >> pierre: what a game sutter's played in his first ever regular season game for the penguins. power on power on face-offs. he's made things happen because of his grit. >> doc: with couturier. popped along. back to timonen. under the away from the forechecking sutter. taken on by brayden schenn. out to center. 25 from now, a pittsburgh power play to the last 20 seconds. letang able to play on to sutter. he's hit. across to paul martin. walked on out to center. the net is open. played off the boards. doubling back now is couturier. seven from now, malkin will be out of the penalty box. half a minu
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm EST
proceed as follows. first i'm going to talk about what i call philadelphia sovereignty. second i'm going to examine the ideas of the global governance project, which challenges philadelphia sovereignty. and then we'll move to action and look at the actual activities. fourth, will examine the significance of this conflict between constitutional government and global governance. sovereignty is defending the scholars scholars than most people as westphalian, embodied in the nation state is going the treaty of 1648 and that's true to an extent. when i was working on the book and thinking of coming up with concepts, i relist americans don't think of themselves as westphalian sovereignty. we the people of the united states of america. opening words of the constitution, written in philadelphia, hence philadelphia sovereignty. but what is philadelphia sovereignty, the people are sovereign, the three constitution and the core of the twin pillars of our liberty and consent. so we do have majority rule, but majority rule is limited reconstitution and the whole system of separation of powers, federa
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2013 12:00am EST
he gets to go to college and he goes over to the newland after running away to philadelphia because he wants to be a printer and by the fonted and tight and prices but he hears from the ship captains helped teaks of a list to get across the atlantic to europe than it does coming back, something not explained by the prevailing turn of wind so lever, benjamin franklin as curious. he's heard about these things, he drops of their role in to the notion that a different that every few hours and measures the temperature of the water and is able for the first time to chart the gulfstream to understand what it is. this cool and curiouser the age of 17 but more than any other regular ordinary citizen, he travels through his life back and forth across the atlantic more than anyone. even at age 80 when he's coming back from england after he had done the treaty of paris into the american revolution he's still dropping barrels of water taking the temperature still trying to chart the gulf stream but i wasn't just the curiosity. for the his salient trade was tolerance. we are standing on the natio
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >> pierre: a one-goal lead in philadelphia. on the power play, chaud injula giroux, off the post. giroux sees the stick of simmonds. and there's later on, how he's driving fleury nuts. simmonds. all over the crease area. by the way, congratulations to thomas holmstrom. recently retired. what a career he had. a lot of players have tried to copy his style, wayne simmonds one of them. >> doc: he'll be saluted this detroit before the home opener. >> pierre: what a game sutter's played in his first ever regular season game for the penguins. power on power on face-offs. he's made things happen because of his grit. >> doc: with couturier. popped along. back to timonen. under the away from the forechecking sutter. taken on by brayden schenn. out to center. 25 from now, a pittsburgh power play to the last 20 seconds. letang able to play on to sutter. he's hit. across to paul martin. walked on out to center. the net is open. played off the boards. doubling back now is couturier. seven from now, malkin will be out of the penalty box. half a minute to go, regulation. the play off hartnell, c
NBC
Jan 5, 2013 12:35am PST
, but -- >> jimmy: you don't know the roots. >> they're from a certain section in philadelphia. and -- [ laughter ] you know, so if the young man -- may i go over there, and you come with me? >> jimmy: of course. please. [ cheers and applause ] >> all right. all right. now where -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: don't scare him. don't scare him. >> oh, no, no, no. no, no. we were walking like this. >> jimmy: yes, that's true. >> and we're going someplace, towards these people. >> jimmy: yes. >> who are from philadelphia. >> jimmy: that is correct. >> and what did you do while we were walking? huh? >> jimmy: i ducked. >> yes. >> jimmy: i'm blind. i ducked. that's what you are doing. >> i too am from north philadelphia. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and when you duck, i duck. >> jimmy: i duck. yeah. [ laughter ] but i didn't know. i didn't know. >> conjugation of the verb "to run." >> jimmy: yes. to run. >> to run. >> jimmy: to run. >> i duck. you duck. >> jimmy: you duck. >> i duck. we run. >> jimmy: run. we duck and run. >> okay, here we go. >> jimmy: all right. here we go. >> now, why did you duck? >
SFGTV
Jan 17, 2013 4:30pm PST
kind of jobs to have had. >> i grew up in the philadelphia area, in new jersey. i went to school up and down the east coast. i went to undergrad at duke university. i went to law school at harvard. after clerking for a judge, i came out here in 1997. i have been here for the last 14 years. i have always lived in the castro. i am an attorney. i started out in private practice. i settle private law firm during complex commercial litigation. in 2002, and moved over to the sentences the city attorney's office where i worked on the trial team doing trials for the city, handling my own cases, and supervising a team of attorneys as well. >> why did you choose to live in san francisco? >> i always assumed i would go back to the philadelphia area since that is where my family is. i was always interested in san francisco in terms of what it is as a city, its culture, it's amazing lgbt community. i came out here for a summer, fell in love with it. i have been interested in politics since i was a kid. i worked on campaigns as a teenager. i was involved campaign against senator jesse helms when i wa
NBC
Jan 31, 2013 12:00pm EST
was traveling in the wrong direction in the a.d. 100 block of philadelphia road. it crashed head-on -- in the wrong direction on the 8100 block of philadelphia row. the drivers were not seriously injured. the crash team is now investigating. a standout in alabama is in its second day. s.w.a.t. team is our surrounding an underground bunker where a retired truck driver is holding a 5-year-old boy hostage. we have an update on the situation as we cover the nation. >> this standoff has been bizarre from the beginning. it is dragging past 40 hours. hostage negotiators have been speaking with the suspect. local officials say the 5-year- old hostage is on herndon. the police have been able to bring the child-local officials say the 5-year-old hostage is -- local officials say the 5- year-old hostage is unharmed. the suspect boarded a school bus and the men and seven children get off of the bus with him. -- demanded seven children get off of the bus with him. the bus driver was shot. >> a man enters the bust and threatens to take some children. you have a driver who stands up between him an
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 2:00am PST
of ambassador christopher stevens, sean smith, tyrone woods and glen doherty. >>> in philadelphia, an am bettamber alert has been issued. surveillance video shows robinson being escorted from the elementary school by a woman dressed in traditional muslim clothing and believed to be pregnant. it was six hours before anyone noticed that she had been taken. >> don't hurt my baby. please don't hurt my baby. >> contact philadelphia police with any information on her whereabouts. a $10,000 reward is being offered. >>> and now here's your first look at this morning's dish of "scrambled politics." president obama is being warned about issuing executive orders on gun control. republican congressman steve stockman from texas says he'll take action to stop presidential directives including filing articles of impeachment against president obama. >>> the national rifle association has released a target shooting app on itunes approved for preschoolers ages 4 and up. nra practice range includes a shooting practice feature, safety tips and state-by-state gun laws. >>> the white house has rejected a p
FOX
Jan 27, 2013 5:00am PST
with black enterprise. >>> coming up, latoya smith goes to philadelphia in search of a true challenge. >> i hope to change one life. >>> welcome back. latoya smith visited my hometown of philadelphia with a real challenge. >> here's the story of a woman who's scoring big points. maria battle is our slice of life. >> at the president of the ameri health foundation, she is creating programs to educate families. >> they take children from a long screening, from their bmi to all their testings they need. their blood pressure, height, weight. they take them through a spirometry check. they get an asthma and action plan, they see the ator gift and pulmonologist. many times that's not something you can do all in one day. we're really trying to capture it all together. >> the children have a fair amount of basic information about asthma. they operate off of a lot of myths. >> the idea is to bring the health options and information to underdeserved communities while showing that staying healthy can be fun. >> we work out as a family. i have a mini-gym at the house. i put the kids through circu
PBS
Jan 6, 2013 10:00am PST
york, the emphasis is on enrichment. in inner-city philadelphia, what's new is private management. in both cities, the challenge is not just to keep schools open but, as school officials say, to preserve the value of a catholic education for both rich and poor. bob faw reports. >> this enrichment music class at st. stephen catholic school in new york city is part of a new experiment to help save catholic schools. in a philadelphia suburb at conwell-egan catholic high school, this too is part of the effort to keep catholic schools open. here students devise real solutions for real-world problems. the new approaches are needed. over the last decade, 26% of catholic schools have closed. because of the recession, funding is down, the cost of running the schools is up, and enrollments have plummeted. >> there has been a drop in enrollment, and over the last 30 or 40 years it's over 2 million fewer students. from my point of view, it's a crisis. >> the situation is so dire, says the bishop in charge of the archdiocesan schools in philadelphia, something entirely different, call it an educat
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 2:00am PST
mali. >>> it was a weekend of record-setting temperatures in washington and philadelphia, flights were delayed for hours due to this dense fog. in the west unseasonably cold weather. farmers have been scrambling to save $2 billion in citrus from near-freezing temperatures. with that we will bring in our own bill karins in a second. first your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> with president obama's second inaugural one week away, an official store has opened near the capitol selling tote bags, t-shirts, buttons lashgs pell pins and other souvenirs. >>> former president george h.w. bush may be released from the hospital in the coming days, that's according to a family spokesman it could even happen today. but there's been no confirmation of that. >>> robert f. kennedy junior says he believes there was more than one gunman who assassinated his uncle in 1963. rfk junior also privately doubted the accuracy of the warren commission report on the death of jfk. >>> vice president joe biden is about to send his recommendations to president obama and proposals for new gun control leg
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> reporter: south philadelphia high school is in one of the toughest parts of the city. every one of principal otis toug hackney's students must pass through these metal detectors. you want to see tighter gun control measures?es >> most definitely. >> reporter: he watched the inauguration with his wife and daughter, nearly 1,300 people were shot in his city last year. like what would you like to see happen happen in the president's second term? >> i would like to see him continue to fight.you know so, you know, the time is now, we've seen what happened at sandy hook, philadelphia wean one mur averaged more than one murder per day last year and if it's not viewed as an epidemic, i don't know what else would be. >> reporter: tom mannewitz also watched the president. >> he would be willing to take away my liberties from the second amendment in a heart beat if he thought he could get away with it. >> reporter: mannewitz owns a shooting range in texas, a state with a with a million hunters, more than any other. >> everybody wants theirants their children to be safe but one person's opi
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 10:00am EST
for reducing gun violence. a plan endorsed by philadelphia mayor michael nutter, who currently serves as president of the conference. the vice president speaking at 12:30 eastern, live on c-span. and at 6:30, pbs host tavis smiley, holds his annual forum focusing on poverty in america. former g.o.p. presidential candidate and speaker of the house, newt gingrich, and ohio representative, marshall fudge, are among the several panelists who will examine the issue and possible solutions. the discussion's entitled a vision for america, future without poverty. tomorrow night a look back at inaugurations from the past from harry truman's 1949 inaugural to president george w. bush swearing-in and speech from 2001. we'll see and hear presidents of the past 60 years on the day they officially took office. our coverage features universal news reels, footage from the senate recording studio, and presidential library supplementing our own c-span recordings. that's friday at 8:00 p.m. eastern. and c-span's coverage kicks off this weekend as president obama begins his second term. sunday the
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 11:00pm EST
president of the university. this interview recorded at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia is part of book tv college series and it's about 20 minutes. >>> you are watching book tv on c-span2 and one of the things we like to do is visit college campuses. we can talk to professors' letter authors and showcase books that he might not know about otherwise. we are pleased to be at the university of pennsylvania philadelphia joined by the president of the university, amy gutmann and she is the co-author of this book "the spirit of compromise with government demands it and campaigning undermines it." president gutmann are we a completely compromising nation? >> we were created in compromise. a lot of people think of the revolutionary war which separate us from our mother country but if you recall historically speaking the founding fathers crafted a compromise that created the constitution, they were as polarized as any set of americans had been throughout the country in history there were pro and antislavery compromised so yes, we were funded and compromised but today compromise
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 6:00am EST
years ago, we had the honor of going to philadelphia for a meeting with other governors. you probably all are history buffs. i wanted to see philadelphia. growing up as a son of a minister, me and my brother and i, in our days, you would consider us poor. we did not know that. pastors did not get paid a lot. the furthest distance we would go on vacation was about as far as our station wagon could drive for about a day and then turn around and come back. we never got out to washington or philadelphia. in september 2011 when i was at this gathering of governors, i really was excited about being in philadelphia. i got up early to go over to independence hall, to see the outside of it, to see the liberty bell. i was blown away. growing up as somebody who loved history, particularly loved the founders of our country, i often thought of them as bigger than life, as superheroes. i thought about what they did -- i thought i would be blown away, and i came to independence hall in philadelphia, and i looked at this stage, and i was soaking it in, and i looked at antoinette, and if you
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 8:00pm EST
announced his new legislation and executive orders, philadelphia mayor michael nutter and family members of gun violence victims spoke to reporters. this is 20 minutes. >> good afternoon, everyone. i am michael nutter, mayor of philadelphia. i serve presently as the president of the u.s. conference of mayors. i am pleased to be joined by an incredible group of americans, many of whom you will hear from. after me, police commissioner kelly from new york will be speaking. we have advocates from a variety of gun safety organizations and most importantly, family members of the victim's of senseless violence in their locales. let me start by saying that on behalf of the u.s. conference of mayors and a million and a half people in the philadelphia, i commend president barack obama and vice president biden for the bold vision they have laid out , a comprehensive plan to ensure the safety of all americans, but today are in towns like newtown her or philadelphia or new york or los angeles or anywhere else in the united states cajon -- states, we need to get behind his plan to ensure that
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
already in new york city three police officers shot in two different incidents. philadelphia, ivan johnson a temple university student, shot during an argument. he's among that city's first homicides of 2013. it was also her cousin -- >> children are just dying on the streets for no reason whatsoever. >> reporter: even before her cousin's death, johnson was mourning the loss of her son charles. shot two years ago. he was 19. >> anger and rage rise to the surface because there has to be something that we can do as a nation to get these guns off the streets. >> reporter: in order to battle crime, cities such as new york and philadelphia have looked to strengthen their gun control laws, and new york has done so. it has some of the strictest gun control laws in the country, including a bann assault weapons, restrictions on ammunition clips over ten rounds, and mandatory background checks for gun buyers, including buyers from gun shows. philadelphia's mayor supported legislation banning assault weapons and so-called straw purchases of handguns in his city. it passed, but was overturned
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm EST
detailed account of the sandy hook shooting last month. also testifying, philadelphia mayor michael nutter, the mother of the victim of the arizonan shooting two years ago and police chief from minnesota. >> good afternoon, everyone. thank you very much for joining us on this very solemn and important occasion for the american people. just over a month ago our nation was shocked and horrified by the news of the shooting at sandy hook elementary school in newtown connecticut. 20 children and six educators were taken from us at gunpoint. an act of senseless incomprehensible violence struck at the heart of our families and schools and communities across the country. earlier this month, shortly after newtown, all members of congress to get both to protect and defend the constitution and the american people. to protect and defend, that is our first responsibility to read today leaders of the house democratic caucus have come together to fulfill that duty to confront the challenge of some violence in our society to enact and insure the safety and security of our communities. under the lea
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 12:00am EST
. penn and speaking of them one of the reasons i am hurtling back to cold philadelphia's because i have to hold office hours tomorrow with the little i.v. brats. i best to get home and sleep well or try to sleep well although my wife and i say we haven't slept well since the jimmy carter administration. [laughter] thank you so much. you are holding us up. i think that's the key. and i bet i won't even have time to formally say thank you and good by two miles so i will just say two miles how eloquent his little segue introductions have been and tell him goodbye and are low and all the rest of you for coming. i am supposed to read something. i was fretting about what that would be because i wanted to make it very short. i am going to read from the end of the prologue. one of the things that i was trying to stress in the talk that i gave yesterday and indeed the panel that i had appeared on the day before is that for all of the undeniable, appalling, dark side of ernest hemingway there was also the light. there was this bone of generosity and sometimes it came out best when a child wa
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2013 7:00pm EST
. coincidentally, the next day the third newspapers started in philadelphia the american weekly mercury. circulation, the top 100 newspapers in america our circulation is approximately 200,000. at the time of the american revolution, the circulation is approximately 600. that sounds awfully low, but keep in mind these newspapers are also not allowed in taverns in meeting houses and private homes, so most subscribership or circulation may be low, actual readership is quite significant. distribution. we have internet, telephone, tv and radio today. back then it was done primarily through horseback and ship, commonly called paca boats. the timeline here today news is instantaneous. its on demand. you can flip open your phone and have almost real-time news is your fingertips. 200 plus years ago, the news came up, the news came weekly. i'm sorry, the news came weekly said the time like we open a newspaper and kinase anywhere from the d.o.t. several months old and a large part of that list the amount of transit time that had to go into how far the news traveled to reach the printer. for insta
NBC
Jan 6, 2013 11:30am EST
contradiction of the american experience. thomas jefferson, who wrote the words in philadelphia in the summer of 1776 that we hold these truths to be self-evidence that we are endowed by our creator with certainin ailable rights, all men are created equal. owned slaves, protected slavery, perpetuated slavery, fathered children with slaves -- with a slave woman -- enslaved woman. and as a young man tried on a couple of occasions to reform the institution. he lost publicly and decisively. and we all know politicians dislike two things above all, losing publicly and decisively. and so about 1785 he stopped. he gave up. it was a very unjeffersonian thing to do. and i think he gave up because he couldn't find a political way out of it. and his whole life was su fused and made possible by slavery. his first memory was being a child on a pillow being handed up on a slave to be taken on a horse on a family journey. one of his last memories was being uncomfortable in his bed in that alcove bed. he's trying to signal his white family what he wants done. they don't get it. the only person who und
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 10:00am EST
yes. so the bank opened a $2000 line of credit for jefferson at a philadelphia merchant house. and that was the money he drew upon to guide the construction materials that went into monticello. now the surface of slavery that the duke had seen was on this earth is very, very genteel system. but that was only the top sites of monticello that he was seeing. the operation had a much harsher side to it further down the mountain. jefferson hated conflict and disliked having to punish people and in a fog of regret and denial hangs over the whole business. throughout his plantation records, their rented credit indications that the machine function not carefully calibrated violence parish ever since may first wish is to reverse the people treated, but what at first glance is an ironclad hummus turns out to be just that jefferson cespedes, a wish and as a qualifier. the second wish is they may enable me to have treatment continued by making mismatches will admit. meaning that they will treat you well, but if you do not produce enough, there will be harsh measures. jefferson's overseer, will
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 5:30am EST
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FOX
Jan 18, 2013 5:30am EST
frightening scene - out of philadelphia. we want pto warn you this video is difficult to watch. an mmn harasses a woman while waating &pfor the subway....just momeets beeore e throws her onto the 3 see the man walking up to thee -3 women.....hoves er and tten - begins ttacking her on the bench. moments later he grabs hee by her legs and drags her.... beeore picking &pherrup and thhowinn er onto the tracks. the woman police caught the menttl problems. -33 a louisiana man is facing charges today... for - burglarizing a seafood restaurant wherr he used to work. work.pollce say richardd boudreauxxwenttout tuesday night dressed in camouflage, gloves, and burglary toolss moments later... he reeembers -3 the restaurant hhs security cameras... so he puts a bucket on hisshead.boudreaux was able tt get away with cash from thh register.he then tries to steal from anottee businnss... -3 but doesn'' have succces. &ppolice caught up with him a short time laaer at home... and arressed him. 3 commnn up oo the earll edition... a hoax... that's 3 footbaal.who may be behind the reported joke....played on
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 9:00am PST
police officers shot in two different incidents. philadelphia, steven johnson, a temple university student, shot during an argument. he's among that city's first homicides of 2013. he was also this woman's cousin. >> children are dying on the streets for no reason whatsoever. >> reporter: even beforeler cousin's death, she was mourning the lot of her son, shot two years ago, he was 19. >> anger and rage rise to the surface because there has to be something that we can do as a nation to get these guns off the streets. >> reporter: in order to battle crime, cities such as new york and philadelphia have looked to strengthen their gun control laws and new york has done so, it 4has some of the strictest gn control laws in the country, including assault weapon bans, restrictions on am humunition cs and background checks. a law was overturned by a state court. >> the state has taken the position that they should be be the only ones who can legislate in the area of gun safety and gen l. gun regulations. many of us have a very different position. >> reporter: a key difference, new york city
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2013 12:00pm EST
writing students. speaking of them, one of the reasons, hurtling back to philadelphia, i have to hold office hours with the lovely the 0 ivy brats. i bet get home and sleep well all the we haven't slept wilson's the jimmy carter administration. thank you, you holding up is the key. i bet i won't even have time to formally say thank you and goodbye. i will the say to miles how eloquent his little segway introduction has been and tell him goodbye and all rest of you for coming. i am supposed to read some things. i was fretting about that -- what that would be because i wanted to make it very short. i wanted to read from the end of the prologue. one of the things that i was trying to stress in the talk that i gave yesterday and the panel that i appeared on the day before is for all of the undeniable, appalling, dark side of ernest hemingway there was also the light, there was this bone of generosity. sometimes it came out best when a child was involved, and not his own child necessarily and especially an ill child who wouldn't respond to that. but he seemed to respond in a special way. s
PBS
Jan 27, 2013 10:00am PST
. ian krantz at the children's hospital of philadelphia, who had sequenced liam's genome. >> and we not only found an answer in him but we found the same answer in a number of other children, and we have a new diagnosis. we are understanding it, how to treat it better. >> reporter: the discovery of liam's genetic defect underscores how rapidly and how important the science of sequencing the human genome has become in modern medicine, especially when it comes to children. when researchers first mapped the human genome, it took almost 10 years and cost $3 billion. that was less than ten years ago. today the process takes three weeks and the pre tag is rapidly approaching $1,000. nancy spinner heads the division of genomic diagnostics at children's hospital of philadelphia. >> for parents whose kids have some serious birth defects or congenital abnormalities, you really want to understand what's causing it. you want to know is there something that you should be doing. i think moms feel very guilty because when they have a child with a birth defect, then they say, "was it something i did in
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 2:00am PST
be a few icy spots. overall, it's mostly been rain. philadelphia is fine. baltimore, d.c., you're warming up. all rain for you. across central pennsylvania, pennsylvania turn like will be dealing with some of the snowy conditions from last night. that is beginning to taper off. treacherous driving this morning. now yesterday we had the ice in mississippi. it's now warmer there. slowly improving. overnight we had a little ice in tennessee. temperatures warmed up now. so we're not so much dealing with too many problems in areas around nashville and also into louisville and lexington. much of west virginia is warming up. they're mostly dealing with rain. travel on the east coast today, the airports will be a mess in all areas of the northeast today, especially new york city up into boston. philadelphia airports dealing with rain. a lot of rain later today especially in areas of georgia. some rain will push into virginia and washington, d.c., and baltimore and maryland areas. as far as the total accumulations go with this storm, we're mostly looking at a three to five inch event acros
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